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uncleanadjective

uk   /ʌnˈkliːn/  us   /ʌnˈkliːn/
(Definition of unclean from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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uncleanadjective

 us   /ʌnˈklin/
  • unclean adjective (PHYSICAL)

not ​clean or not ​pure and ​thereforelikely to ​causedisease: unclean ​water unclean ​kitchens
  • unclean adjective (MORAL)

not ​acceptable or ​usableaccording to ​religious or ​moralstandards: unclean ​thoughts/​practices
(Definition of unclean from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “unclean”
in Spanish impuro…
in Vietnamese không sạch…
in Malaysian tdk bersih…
in Thai สกปรก…
in French impur…
in German unrein…
in Chinese (Simplified) 不洁净的,肮脏的, (宗教上)不洁净的, 邪恶的…
in Turkish dinen mekruh, ahlâken kötü…
in Russian нечистый…
in Indonesian haram…
in Chinese (Traditional) 不潔淨的,骯髒的, (宗教上)不潔淨的, 邪惡的…
in Polish nieczysty…
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